Arulmigu Amanalingeswarar Temple, Thirumoorthy Malai
Tourist Places :
Palani a well known Murugan temple and famous for Siddhar Bogar is just 28 Kms from Udumalpet.
Valparai a less known hill resort offers tea estates and dense forests for nature lovers. It is situated in western Ghats in a three hours distance from Udumalai. One has to negotiate 42 hair pin bends before reaching Valparai.
Topslip is a part of Indiragandhi National Park abundant with flora and fauna. It has an elephant training camp. It offers trekking, elephant safari and bird watching to tourists. The kerala side of Topslip has Parambikulam dam and thick forests.
Kodaikanal, the queen of hill resorts is again a three hours away from Udumalai. From Palani starts the ghat route offering natural sights to us. Kodaikanal is a favorite destination for all people because it gives more of nature at lesser cost.
Places of interest around Thirumoorthy Malai :
Amaravathi Reservoir :
Amaravathi dam attracts people throughout the year. It is the main source of irrigation and drinking water supply for Udumalaipet and villages. The river Amaravathy is a rich contributory to Cauveri from Tamilnadu. The park and crocodile farm provide useful sight seeing to visitors. The dam is also known for Tilapia fish which is a non-indigenous variety.
Chinnar is from Kerala side of forest. It is surrounded by ever green forests which are dense and give shelter to animals like elephants, deer and wild boar. This river contributes a good flow of water to Thrumurthy dam.
Anamudi hills are the highest peak in Tamilnadu. As the name reveals that anais- meaning elephants are the residents of this area. A visit to this place is a feast to eyes and mind due to the pollution free, calm, serene and virgin nature of forests.